Hungry in Hell or The Hungry Statue

What is going through the mind of Ugolino in this sculpture by Carpeaux? A clue: it is based on a scene from Dante’s Inferno. He sure seems hungry...but how hungry? 

January 18, 2019  |  by Creative Armenia

The work: Ugolino and His Sons

The artist: Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux

The time: 1865–67

The place: Paris, France

The moment: Diabolic Hunger